Burlesque and Parody

Burlesque

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Burlesque noun – A work that imitates and exaggerates another work for comic effect.
Usage example: it is interesting to note that the first novel ever written in English was followed by a burlesque of it

Parody is a synonym for burlesque in respect topic. In some cases you can use "Parody" instead the word "Burlesque" as a noun or a verb, when it comes to topics like caricature, same, entertainment, satirize. popular alternative
Nearby Word: burlesqued
Synonyms for Burlesque

Parody

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Parody noun – A work that imitates and exaggerates another work for comic effect.
Usage example: the musical is a parody of every biblical epic ever made

Burlesque is a synonym for parody in respect topic. You can use "Burlesque" instead the word "Parody" as a noun or a verb, if it concerns topics such as same, entertainment, take off, imitation. popular alternative
Nearby Words: parodied, parodist, parodying
Synonyms for Parody

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  • Burlesque theatre originated in the UK and US in the 19th century as a form of broad satire and parody aimed at low to middle class audiences, poking fun at the "highbrow" entertainments and social activities of the upper classes.
    Source: Burlesque
  • Just Here for Godzilla Similarly, the modern burlesque evolved out of a segment of the minstrel shows devoted to parody of famous works.
  • It was believed to be a thinly veiled parody of Milton Berle, who, like Silvers, got his start in Burlesque before moving to television.
    Source: Burlesque
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